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  1. How to pair key fob? No key slot for ignition (2015 model)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi, I have a 2015 Mazda3 which I bought second hand. The previous owner gave me 2 key fobs, one of which works and the other which doesn't. I tried replacing the battery, but it still doesn't work, in the sense that the led on the fob lights up when I press any button, but it will not unlock the...
  2. New Key Fob Battery - Voltages?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have a keyless entry Mazda 3. I've had no problems but have just replaced the main and spare key fob batteries (CR2025) as a precaution after two years of use. The new battery voltage open circuit is 3.2V and both old batteries were down to 2.9V. Does anyone know the minimum battery voltage...
  3. Used dead key fob today

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    About a year ago, we had to get another fob because I'd lost mine. Today, the battery was dead on it. Roads were dry; so I took the Miata instead and only got spits of rain within 1.5 miles of the house. Worked out. Later this afternoon, I had to go to a meeting, and the rain had started...
  4. Replaced dead battery on my key fob and now the car doesn't start

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    The battery on my key fob was dying, the car warned me to replace it but I wasn't aware I was supposed to do this ASAP. Today I got to my care and the key fob didn't work, I opened the car door manually and tried to ignite the card with my key fob next to the push start button, it didn't work...
  5. Key Fob Programming Issue

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Audio & Electronics
    NOTE: This is an issue with the KEY FOB only. There is no "key chip" for my model AFAIK, this is not the "switchblade"-type key and fob but the separate fob and key. Car: 2006 Mazda3 s Hatchback (base model) Problem: I purchased a second (used) key fob (I only had one). Same model (Visteon...
  6. 2012 Key fob Sedan vs Hatchback?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi everybody! I just bought a 2012 Skyactiv Mazda3 Hatchback. It only came with one keyfob/key, so I'm going to buy some more. I see that some have 3 buttons (like mine) and others have 4 buttons. The fourth button being for the trunk of the sedan I think? Will that button work to unlock...
  7. Power windows without start/start, without fob; always on

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Power windows always on, without start/stop push & without fob Simple mod to keep the power windows activated without having to press the start/stop button, or needing the fob at all. In the underhood fuse box, remove the jcase sized 30A P.Window1 fuse and jump power to its right side pin...
  8. 2010 Mazda 3 key fob, 3 button vs. 4 button?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello All, My car originally had the 3 button remote (lock/unlock/panic) and I need to buy new remotes anyway so I was wondering if you could program the 4 button remote (lock/unlock/panic/trunk) and it would still work? On my old toyota matrix this did work and the trunk release would open the...
  9. Key fob replacement?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I did a search with no results. Anyone had to replace a lost key? What does it cost? Can you do it yourself or is dealer required? Thanks. Coop.
  10. Program key fob on 2016 Mazda 3 Hatchback with 2 other working keys?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I could swear that last year, when I lost one of my 2 key fobs, I found clear instructions to program a third key with 2 working keys. I thought "lesson learned" and that I would get a second key and pay the dealer price for programming it, and then I would get a third key to program myself. I...
  11. 2012 Mazda 3 Skyactiv key fob programming

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys, first post from a new member here from Oklahoma, nice to meet everyone. Anywho, my mom has a 2012 Zoom Zoom 3 Skyactiv which has been a great little car. I think it’s only got just a hair over 100,000 miles on it and she’s had it roughly about 3 years and loving it. I don’t remember...
  12. Replace key fob

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone had to replace a key fob for a 2016 Mz3? Did a search and came up with 500 "hits" but apparently none of them directly this (probably "replace" or "key" or "fob"). Got in the wife's car to take her to the doctor. Car wouldn't start. Jumped in the truck and took it. Searched for key...
  13. Advanced keyless entry replacement fob

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Does anyone know how to positively identify a replacement fob that will work with my 2015 Mz3 hatchback? Which of the numbers on the key are critical? I've found several fobs with the same FCC and model numbers, but there are 4 rows of numbers above the FCC number I can never match. (The...
  14. More trouble with advanced keyless entry

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I've seen that some other folks have had trouble with this. Here's the problem I'm encountering. - Yesterday morning, go out to the car, and the fob seems to be dead. The car doesn't respond to its proximity when I push the door-handle button, and the unlock button on the fob itself does...
  15. leaving key fob in car an issue?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I mentioned to someone that i like to leave the keyless fob in the car, while in my garage or at work and only take it out when i lock car. Does this actually run down the engine battery or if it does, the voltage draw is really insignificant? thanks
  16. Mazda 3 2014 hatchback key fob

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello, i would like to ask what is the frequency of the SKE13D-01. My only key has 2 buttona and this is the modes ske13d-01. I am Trying to find and buy an other one but i cant find the 2-button anywhere. There are only 3 and 4 button available. I can find the 2 button version but they all say...
  17. Key Fob will not open door, 2014 Mazda3 GT sedan

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi, new to the forum here so not sure if this is the right spot to post this question. I have owned the car since new, has about 46,000km on it now, no accidents, no issues at all since new. Really great car. However, today I try to open the doors with the key fob. The lights on the fob flash...
  18. Key fob not working

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi all, I recently purchased a 2014 Mazda 3 Sport Nav and one of the keys doesn't work at all (haven't been able to test the other). I have tried replacing the battery without result. The keyless door system doesn't work and the buttons on the key do nothing. I have to manually unlock the car...
  19. Dead key fob

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    My wife discovered that the key fob she has for our MX-5 was dead today. For it, you just extract the key from the fob like on the 3's and just use the key like you would a keyed system in the ignition, doors and trunk. Got me wondering what you do on the 3. So, I looked it up in the owner's...
  20. 2014 Mazda 3 - Problem with Key Fob

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a 2014 Mazda 3 - recently I have been having issues with the key fob where it will not consistently work to open the door or start the car. Sometimes I can press the unlock button, but I cant press the button on the car door. The same thing happened to the spare key. I changed the...